We found 8 orthopedic surgeons who accept Kaiser Permanente HMO near Roseville, CA.

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Dr. Scott Whittaker Helmers, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
34800 Bob Wilson Drive; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - Suite 112
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Scott Helmers works as an orthopedist in San Diego, CA. He honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He has an open panel. Before completing his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego and Naval Hospital Oakland, Dr. Helmers attended medical school at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Amputation, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Sports Health, Tumor, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7910 Frost Street; Suite 200
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Jason Provus, who practices in Vacaville, CA and San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Provus studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
350 Dickinson Street; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Craft's medical specialty is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Craft takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Kaiser Permanente, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Leo Kroonen's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in San Diego, CA. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Kroonen accepts Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Brian Fitzgerald is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Fitzgerald studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He accepts Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
34800 Bob Wilson Drive; Suite 112
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Carney is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA. He is an in-network provider for Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Carney is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 W Arbor Drive; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Mc 8894
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Matthew Shillito is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Shillito is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
425 W Beech Street; Unit 1306
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Nilofar Faghihnia is a specialist in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine), foot & ankle surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She accepts Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.

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